Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Central Celebrates Homecoming This Week

Posted: Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Alumni Director Kathy Thompson previews this weekend’s homecoming events at Central College.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Marching Dutch Invitational

Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Director of Bands Jason Pentico talks about this weekend’s Marching Dutch Invitational.

Let’s Talk Pella – Emergency Response Teams Face Unique Challenges at Red Rock Dam

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Marion County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Anderson and Pella Administrative Services Manager Marcia Slycord talk about how 911 responses will work with the ongoing Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Historical Society Hosting Annual Fall Festival

Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Alison Limke with Pella Historical talks about this week’s Fall Festival.

Let’s Talk Pella – Spanish Immersion Long Term Plan

Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

David De Jong and Rebecca Gomez talk about the long term plan for Spanish immersion at Pella Christian Schools.

Let’s Talk Pella – City Council Latest

Posted: Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow discusses the latest Pella City Council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Hospice of Pella Volunteer Training

Posted: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Beth Loux is the Volunteer Coordinator for Hospice of Pella and she sits down with KNIA/KRLS News to discuss upcoming Hospice Training. We have more details here.

Let’s Talk Pella – Union Street Players Fall Update

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

President of USP Tom Vander Well discusses the latest going on with the Union Street Players.

Let’s Talk Pella – Teacher Leadership Program

Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling says a Teacher Leadership Program initiative is in the process of being implemented statewide at schools, after the Iowa Legislature in 2013 was looking for ways to improve leadership in schools across the state. They were one of 39 schools that applied and were accepted.

Let’s Talk Pella – Local Archer Earns Two Gold Medals at World Competition

Posted: Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Photo courtesy of World Archery

Photo courtesy of World Archery

A world champion archer lives right here in Pella. Bridger Deaton won Gold Medals in the Mixed Team and Men’s Compound Individual at the World Cup Archery Finals in Switzerland last weekend.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Police Chief Discusses 9/11 Impact

Posted: Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Pella Police Chief Robert Bokinsky discusses the impact the 9/11 attacks had on law enforcement.

Let’s Talk Pella – Community Services Update

Posted: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Director of Pella Community Services Jeanette Vaughan provides an update on two major projects in Pella and the latest going on at the Pella Community Center.

Let’s Talk Pella – Longtime Journalism Advisor at Pella High Recognized Nationally

Posted: Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Ann Visser discusses her lifetime achievement recognition from the JEA.

Let’s Talk Pella – Road Projects in Pella

Posted: Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini talks about three major road projects and their anticipated construction dates coming up in Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Comprehensive Health Needs Assessment Findings

Posted: Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Manager of Clinic Nursing at Pella Regional Health Center Bridget Drafahl discusses the finds from a recent health survey.

Let’s Talk Pella – Historic Pella Trust Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Melynda Van Zee talks about how Historic Pella Trust is celebrating 20 years of preserving Pella’s past.

Let’s Talk Pella – Marion County Bank Warns Residents of Scammers

Posted: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of Let’s Talk Pella Teresa Ulferts with Marion County Bank discusses a recent scam one of their customers fell for and ways to prevent falling victim to common scams.

Let’s Talk Pella – Nardini Discusses Water Project

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City Adminstrator Mike Nardini discusses the City Council’s special meeting this week and the conversation surrounding the multi-million dollar water improvement project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Comprehensive Plan for Pella

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Planning and Zoning Director George Wesselhoft talks about the final draft of the Comprehensive Plan adopted by the City Council.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Opera House Releases 2014-15 Season

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Pella Opera House Executive Director Kevin McQuade discusses the upcoming slate of shows at the Pella Opera House.